"Digital Video Disk" or "Digital Versatile Disk"

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Macbook pro ejects every CD/DVD just after a few seconds

This problem happened suddenly on my MacBook pro: when I insert a CD/DVD, it tries to read it for a few seconds (the motor of the DVD drive is working) and then it stops, and ejects the DVD. I have ...
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Video Stutter With Multiple Logged-In Users

I'm experiencing significant video playback stuttering when there are other users logged in in the background via Fast User Switching. I'm not sure if this is do to a recent change to my user setup, ...
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How stop Macbook White to try to find a CD

I have a very annoying problem. My old Mac Book White with OS X Lion try to find if there is a CD/DVD every X minutes. The problem is because it cause a noise. If I put a CD/DVD inside it, from time ...
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Using dd on video DVDs gets permission denied after about 700MB

I bought three movies on DVD on eBay. I am trying to make .iso backups onto my external hard drive. The first one I tried using Disk Utility, but it only produced a partial copy (without generating ...
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Macbook Pro Superdrive Only Works With DVD-ROM

I have a 2007 Macbook Pro with a Superdrive. However, whenever I insert anything other than a DVD-ROM, it waits a moment and then ejects it. It should be able to read and write DVD-R, -RW, etc. - ...
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Force eject a CD from a broken iMac SuperDrive (hardware issue)

Today, I inserted a CD into my 2007 iMac desktop, but when I tried to eject the CD, the optical drive made some odd whirring noises, and nothing was ejected. After further research, I tried every kind ...
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Plays in a MacBook Air Superdrive but not in a MacBook Pro Matshita DVD-R

I tried to play a DVD that I created on a MacPro in my MacBook Pro - 15-inch, Mid 2010 (The Matshita DVD-R listed below). I wanted to preserve this and upgrade it to a better DVD but my MacBook Pro ...
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DVD drive makes a horrible rattling noise

Whenever there's a disc in the DVD drive in my Mac, it makes a horrible rattling noise. Besides replacing the whole drive, is there anything I can/should do to fix it?
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MacBook Pro SuperDrive reads CDs/Media DVDs but not Data DVDs

I have a MacBook Pro (Mid-2009) with a SuperDrive that reads CDs, movies DVDs but not data DVDs. Not sure what to do. The data DVDs work well on other MacBook Pros though, so i'm guessing it might be ...
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Mac Mini DVD Player Up-converting

I have a Mac Mini connected to a 1080p television. Does the Apple DVD player (or even the OS) up-convert to 1080p from SD playback, like some standalone players do?
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Unable to use External USB and CD Drive

I upgraded to Yosemite, since then neither it is detecting any external USB nor CD/DVD in drive. Speaking of CDDrive, it's ejecting Disc itself again and again. I ran diskutil list aftre inserting ...
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MBA DVD cache is apparently not empty

I recently cleared out my mid-2011 MBA DVD cache (or so I thought) from the cache and preferences folders, but when I played a DVD it remembered where it was! Help please? Thanks Harry
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Make a movie with clickable chapters

I used to use iDVD to create movies with clickable chapters. In Yosemite, iDVD is gone. I want to make a movie, but not necessarily save it on a DVD, I would like to save it on a USB flash memory, ...
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How can I burn a region specific DVD (not region free)

I'm trying to determine the region of a used DVD player that I purchased, which unfortunately is different than the country where I reside. I'd like to burn a few test DVDs encoded for different ...
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mount a mac-DVD on Ubuntu in order to share it to Mac

I have a Macbook pro retina 15" and obviously it doesn't have a DVD ROM, so I would like to share my ubuntu DVD drive on the other laptop to see my Mac-DVD softwares. The problem is the difference ...
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How can I burn my iPhoto slideshow to DVD (to play in DVD player)?

I can't figure out the way to burn my iPhoto slideshow to a DVD so I can play in a DVD player. I am pretty sure this works out of the box but after googling, I only find paid software. I am happy to ...
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Options to play video with menu on iPad / iOS

I want to play a video with a language-menu on iPad, like DVD menus. I've read on a forum that DVD-menu's are not possible, but this was an old thread. What are the options nowadays to play a Video ...